John Boyd

Servicenumber : 14417276
Rank : Private
Regiment : The Parachute Regiment
Unit : 156 Battalion
Date of Death : 18-09-1944
Age : 19
Grave :
John Boyd was a son of John and Jean Boyd of St. Ninians, Stirling. He served with the Black Watch Regiment before joining 156 Battalion, The Parachute Regiment.
Boyd has no known grave. His name is on panel 9 of the Groesbeek Memorial, which commemorates by name more than 1000 soldiers who died during te campaign in north-west Europe between the time of crossing the Seine at the end of August 1944 and the end of the war in Europe, and whose graves are not known.  
Sources: Website CWGC and Roll of Honor

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